Dendrocalamus

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Dendrocalamus
Bambusa-vulgaris.web.jpg
Dendrocalamus spp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Supertribe: Bambusodae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Genus: Dendrocalamus
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Dendrocalamus is a tropical genus of giant clumping bamboo, which are similar to the genus Bambusa. With about 29 species, this genus is found from the China throughout Southeast Asia. Dendrocalamus giganteus is one of the tallest of bamboos, capable of reaching heights up to 46 m.[1][2]

Species[edit]

Taxonomy[edit]

Leaves of Dendrocalamus

The following taxa have been brought into synonymy with Dendrocalamus:

Bodoland

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamboos Of India, [1]. Accessed 8 June 2007
  2. ^ Bioone